Miami Marlins Hold Touching Tribute For José Fernández During First Game Following His Tragic Death — See The Poignant Pictures
The Miami Marlins somehow managed to play through the pain and tears on Monday night just a day after the death of José Fernández.
Beating the New York Mets only made the team more emotional after the game during a tribute to the deceased pitcher, who was killed in a boat crash this weekend.
The team and fans honored the 24-year-old, with every player wearing Fernández's No. 16 jersey, as a video of the athlete played throughout the stadium to a trumpet version of Take Me Out to the Ball Game.
After the Marlins' win, the team placed their hats on the pitcher's mound in honor as the crowd chanted Fernandez's name: